Riyadh police announced on Sunday the arrest of a young woman who appeared in a video clip impersonating a security person.
The arrest was made after identifying the woman who wore a special military uniform that belongs to one of the security sectors.
The police sources said that legal procedures were completed against her and she has been referred to the Public Prosecution.
It is noteworthy that under the laws in the Kingdom, it is a punishable offense to impersonate another person, especially if he/she is a public official or a security official, or one holding public authority.
Anyone who impersonates a person having public authority shall be punished with a jail term not exceeding three years, or a maximum fine of SR50,000 or both.
If the commission of the crime is accompanied by terrorism or exploitation, or if the person who has been impersonated is a detective or intelligence officer or a military person or the like, the perpetrator shall be punished with a maximum imprisonment of 10 years or fine not exceeding SR150,000 or both, the sources pointed out.